What does neighbor mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighbor, neighbour(noun)

    a person who lives (or is located) near another

  2. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    a nearby object of the same kind

    "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"

  3. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    live or be located as a neighbor

    "the neighboring house"

  4. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    be located near or adjacent to

    "Pakistan neighbors India"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neighbor(noun)

    a person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  2. Neighbor(noun)

    one who is near in sympathy or confidence

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  3. Neighbor(noun)

    one entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  4. Neighbor(adj)

    near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  5. neighbor(verb)

    to adjoin; to border on; tobe near to

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  6. neighbor(verb)

    to associate intimately with

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  7. Neighbor(verb)

    to dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. neighbor

    The man who knows more about you than you know about yourself.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. NEIGHBOR

    One who knows more about your affairs than yourself.

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say neighbor in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of neighbor in a Sentence

  1. Giovanna Gibson:

    I got a text message from my neighbor saying, ‘Are you okay? Your street is on fire,’.

  2. Johan Fourie:

    I nearly lost my life, and my neighbor, I believe, is in hospital.

  3. Scott Lucas:

    America is our friend and you have to be able to speak to your friends in a certain way, you are usually more concerned about someone who is in your own household, or your neighbor down Downing Street, than someone who is in the next village or town.

  4. Melissa Millemon:

    One of my friends lost her neighbor, it's a sad day.

  5. President Trump:

    Canadas our neighbor. We have a great relationship. We love Canada, So were going to be talking and at the right time, well open that up very quickly, thatll go over easily.

Images & Illustrations of neighbor

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